Student Involvement & Leadership

Find your place at Northern.
From supporting student organizations to creating opportunities for connection, Student Involvement & Leadership (SIL) offers you a community of belonging - you're encouraged to find your place at Northern.

SIL oversees recognized student organizations, Campus Activities Board, Homecoming, Student Government Association, WAVE, Aware Wolves, New Student Programs, Multicultural Student Affairs, and leadership initiatives.

Student Events Calendar


Homecoming is a 107-year tradition at Northern! A week of celebration, Homecoming highlights the Northern spirit and brings together students, alumni, and the community for the crowning of the Queen and Marshal, athletic games, and the largest parade in South Dakota.